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new tools for speed hiking!

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So that's what they're called. I saw these being used by some street performers (the Orange Men?) in Toronto a couple years ago. They are incredible - one can go really fast on them. Where do I buy a pair?


BTW, is that at Burning Man or so knock off?

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if i'm not mistaken i read a while back that kangaroos have elastic tendons in their legs that allow them to capture energy from the downstride and release it again when hopping. this would seem to be a similar principle, or like a hybrid car capturing energy from deceleration to charge it's batteries.


[insert nerd smily here]

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